Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001123
MRDS ID A011810
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.54576, 63.03466 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: ADGGS GR13, FIG. 7, LOC. 1 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Mafic Volcanic Rock > Basalt
    Rock unit name Amphitheatre Basalt; Epidotized Vesicular Basalt Equivalent To Nikolai Greenstone
    Rock description Amphitheatre Basalt; Epidotized Vesicular Basalt Equivalent To Nikolai Greenstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Triassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Mafic Volcanic Rock > Basalt

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.54576, 63.03466

Ore body information

  • Strike N 85 W
    Dip 75 N

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chistochina

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011810

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ADGGS GR13, P. 10, LOC. 1

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1246, P. 46-47, 212

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SEVERAL BORNITE-CHALCOPYRITE VEINS IN VESICULAR BASALT; ALSO CHRYSOCOLLA IN VESICLES ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ AND EPIDOTE; VEINS LESS THAN 1 IN THICK
Deposit ONE OF SEVERAL CU-OCCURRENCES ON NE FLANK OF PAXSON MT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey